Little House on the Prairie

Series

Little House on the Prairie

Heartwarming saga of a frontier family's struggles and triumphs on a farm near Walnut Grove, Minn., in the 1870s. Based on the books of Laura Ingalls Wilder (whose character doubles as narrator), it was the signature achievement of star-executive producer Michael Landon. It relates the family's experiences dealing with natural disasters and health problems, notably the poignant story of Mary Ingalls' blindness. In its final season, it was titled 'Little House: A New Beginning.'

Genres

Drama, adaptation, family

Cast

Jason Bateman, Alison Arngrim, Sidney Greenbush, Patrick Laborteaux, Victor French, Linwood Boomer, Richard Bull, Dean Butler, Allison Balson, Lindsay Greenbush, Brenda Turnbeaugh, Katherine MacGregor, Melissa Sue Anderson, Wendy Turnbeaugh, Brenda Turnbaugh, Kevin Hagen, Pamela Roylance, Stan Ivar, Hersha Parady, Shannen Doherty, Missy Francis, Dabbs Greer, Merlin Olsen, Karl Swenson, Lucy Lee Flippin, Michael Landon, Melissa Gilbert, Bonnie Bartlett, Karen Grassle, Charlotte Stewart, Ketty Lester, Leslie Landon, Jonathan Gilbert

Rating

Rating not available

Year

1974

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The family faces a financial crisis when Charles is unable to collect his back wages. Charles: Michael Landon. Caroline: Karen Grassle. Laura: Melissa Gilbert. Mary: Melissa Sue Anderson.
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Mary, always a good student, suddenly begins to fall behind in school. Charles: Michael Landon. Caroline: Karen Grassle. Laura: Melissa Gilbert. Miss Beadle: Charlotte Stewart.
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Charles needs a loan from a hardhearted banker (Ted Gehring). Michael Landon, Karen Grassle. Laura: Melissa Gilbert. Mary: Melissa Sue Anderson.
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The Walnut Grove baseball team is in need of a pitcher to avenge a 36-0 loss from the year before. Michael Landon. Jebediah Mumfort: Karl Lukas. Caroline: Karen Grassle. Laura: Melissa Gilbert. Alden: Dabbs Greer. Oleson: Richard Bull.
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Laura investigates a scary old house reputedly occupied by a maniac (John Anderson). Jamie Dent: Steffen Zacharias. Lilly Baldwin: Lisa Lyon. Charles: Michael Landon. Caroline: Karen Grassle. Mary: Melissa Sue Anderson.
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Laura and widow Snider use the old jealousy ploy to get the dates they want for the dance. Laura: Melissa Gilbert. Grace Snider: Bonnie Bartlett. Henry Henderson: Clay O'Brien. Edwards: Victor French.
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Part 1 of 2. A terminally ill widow must find a home for her three children in the short time she has to live. Charles: Michael Landon. John Jr.: Radames Pera. Jason Anders: Sheldon Allman.
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Conclusion. Charles must find a home for three children whose mother has died. Charles: Michael Landon. Edwards: Victor French. Grace: Bonnie Bartlett. Minerva Farnsworth: Irene Tedrow.
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Snobbish Mrs. Oleson packs up her family and joins the Ingalls on a weekend campout. Charles: Michael Landon. Caroline: Karen Grassle. Laura: Melissa Gilbert.
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Laura and a school chum find flecks of shiny metal at their fishing hole. Laura: Melissa Gilbert. Charles: Michael Landon. Caroline: Karen Grassle.
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Laura and Mary gamble Sunday school funds to obtain a Bible for Rev. Alden (Dabbs Greer). Laura: Melissa Gilbert. Mary: Melissa Sue Anderson. Charles: Michael Landon. Caroline: Karen Grassle.
In this episode...
Heartwarming saga of a frontier family's struggles and triumphs on a farm near Walnut Grove, Minn., in the 1870s. Based on the books of Laura Ingalls Wilder (whose character doubles as narrator), it was the signature achievement of star-executive producer Michael Landon. It relates the family's experiences dealing with natural disasters and health problems, notably the poignant story of Mary Ingalls' blindness. In its final season, it was titled 'Little House: A New Beginning.'
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The newly invented phonograph plays a large role in Laura's pursuit of a classmate who wants to become a scientist. Laura: Melissa Gilbert. Charles: Michael Landon. Caroline: Karen Grassle.
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Mary competes for the statewide championship in mathematics. Laura: Melissa Gilbert. Charles: Michael Landon. Caroline: Karen Grassle. Miss Beadle: Charlotte Stewart. Potter: John Howard.
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Caroline fights for her life as a minor scratch flares into a major infection. Charles: Michael Landon. Laura: Melissa Gilbert. Mary: Melissa Sue Anderson. Alden: Dabbs Greer.
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With three children aboard, a caboose begins to run free down a 30-mile grade. Charles: Michael Landon. Laura: Melissa Gilbert. Mary: Melissa Sue Anderson. Edwards: Victor French.
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A strict disciplinarian replaces Miss Beadle in the classroom. Laura: Melissa Gilbert. Charles: Michael Landon. Mary: Melissa Sue Anderson.
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Charles and Mr. Edwards find a job hauling nitroglycerin over rough roads. Henry Hill: Louis Gossett Jr. Murphy: Richard Jaeckel.
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Charles begins to spend long hours at the home of an attractive young widow (Mariette Hartley). Charles: Michael Landon. Caroline: Karen Grassle. Laura: Melissa Gilbert. Mary: Melissa Sue Anderson.
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A Russian immigrant gives the citizens pause for thought when they start complaining about taxes and road assessments. Charles: Michael Landon. Caroline: Karen Grassle. Snell: William Schallert. Laura: Melissa Gilbert.
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After 12 years, a veteran is still troubled by his experiences in the battle of Shiloh. Granville Whipple: Richard Mulligan. Charles: Michael Landon. Caroline: Karen Grassle. Mrs. Whipple: Queenie Smith. Mary: Melissa Sue Anderson.